Baldwin Wallace partners with Beck Center for ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ in Lakewood

There is a new show gracing the stage of the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, and it’s a collaboration with the renowned Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program. “The Scottsboro Boys” runs through Feb. 23 at Beck, 17801 Detroit Ave. Says a news release from the nonprofit organization: With a book by David Thompson, The Scottsboro Boys holds the distinction of the last … Continue reading Baldwin Wallace partners with Beck Center for ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ in Lakewood

North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

“The Nutcracker” Christmas classic graces the stage at 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Lorain Palace Theater at 617 Broadway Ave. in Lorain. The show includes 20 adult professional dancers, and about 50 student performers. Tickets cost $20 and $24. At a sensory friendly show at 2 p.m. Dec. 14, tickets cost $15. Loud and jarring sounds and flashing lights … Continue reading North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

Playhouse Square welcoming ‘Hamilton’ back for second big Cleveland stint

This is a real #ICYMI at this point, but, in case you missed it, “Hamilton” is returning to Cleveland. Playhouse Square recently announced a six-week engagement that will take over downtown for the first half of fall. A Huntington Featured Performance, “Hamilton” will play Sept. 22 through Nov. 1. “My absolute favorite question that people ask me is will ‘Hamilton’ ever come back?” says Gina … Continue reading Playhouse Square welcoming ‘Hamilton’ back for second big Cleveland stint

After summer departs, ‘SUMMER’ arrives at Playhouse Square to start Broadway Series

Sure, we need to experience “The Lion King” once again first — that enduring musical is about to set up shop at Playhouse Square for about a month — but the launching of the next big season of Broadway shows in the theater district is right around the corner. In fact, tickets have just gone on sale for “SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical,” which opens … Continue reading After summer departs, ‘SUMMER’ arrives at Playhouse Square to start Broadway Series

‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Given the success of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” last year, if you held the rights to a musical based on the beloved music of Queen, you’d be putting it everywhere you could these days, right? And, so, “We Will Rock You” now has a date — Nov. 20 — for a performance at the Lorain Palace Theater. Since 2002, according to a news release from … Continue reading ‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen